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suspended in the area. one city reported a 1 meter tsunami. there was no initial reports of damage. taking a look at the video you can see it caused continuous shaking in some areas. buildings in tokyo were reportedly swaying for several minutes. this rattled nerves in a nation still recovering from the devastating earthquake in march 2011. miagi was one of the areas that suffered the worst destruction. that quake triggered fuel melt downs at the nuclear plant. 60 people died and cars, boats and homes were swept away . regarding this quake, tokyo electric power says there are no problems at any o of the nuclear plants. reporting live in the news room cate cauguiran cbs 5. >>> how about our weather, got the weekend you said that earlier. that is just a great word. weekend, don't you think. >> i've been looking forward to this one. last weekend was a rain out, so this weekend we're going to try to get things right and bring you sunshine. we are starting out with chilly temperatures and valley fog. watch out for that. visibility down to a quarter o of a mile in napa valley. overall we are goi
. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is by folsom and 2nd and joins us live in the city with more. i guess they got it capped, but it was really something about a half hour ago or so, right? >> reporter: that's exactly right, frank. the new concern now is actually structural safety. i want to show you, they blocked off the roads in this area. that is essex off of folsom here and they say they're going to block all four lanes right there because they want to sort of assess the damage of what happened. but we want to show you some video that we shot earlier. you can get a look at that gushing water at least 40 feet high is what we're told. and about 1,000 -- tens of thousands of gallons of water that had come out of that break. now, from what we could see, that car knocked the hydrant completely out. we heard reports this started just before 4 a.m. this morning. san francisco police told us officers were trying to pull over this car at 4th and howard for a minor traffic vial violation. the driver fled and hit the hydrant. they took the driver into custody. we are unsure if the driver sustain
number of people killed in the city since 1991. >>> slow response times expected in the east bay. supervisors vote unanimously to close four fire stations. the stations that will be closerd in walnut creek, martinez, lafayette and clayton. that leaves clayton without a single fire station. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran reports. >> reporter: starting next month the city won't have a fire station. that means the near he was fire station to clayton will be 3.5 miles away in concord. last night's vote comes after voters failed to pass measure q. measure q was a parcel tax that, if passed, would have prevented these closures. these closures will save the fire protection district $3 million. the district is facing a $17 million deficit and says it spent its reserves. but for clayton neighbors, the savings don't outweigh the costs it will mean for their city. >> it's hitting us at a tender spot with us because of what we have been through and we know what others will, unfortunately, have to go through. >> reporter: kelly's clayton home was destroyed in a fire a year and a half ago. her t
's family will argue against the overturning of the conviction. >>> today the city council in redwood city will consider a makeover for the fox theatre. councilmembers are weighing a request from the owners for a tax break. in exchange, the owners will make a number of improvements to the historic building over the next 10 years. >>> a coast guard investigation into suspected smuggling near the channel islands off the santa barbara county coast has turned tragic. a small boat deployed by the coast guard was rammed by a smuggler's vessel before dawn yesterday. the collision threw two coast guard members into the water. one of them was killed and another was injured in that incident. >>> l.a. police say four people were found shot to death outside a large home in suburban northridge. the dead were two women in their 20s a man in his 30s and another man in his 40s. the incident happened early yesterday morning. the home apparently served as an unlicensed boardinghouse. detectives are now looking into a motive. >>> a second chance for same- sex marriage could happen in just a few hours when th
in the city. legendary lawman bill bratton will become a consultant for the oakland police department. he helped reduce violent crime when headed up the new york and l.a. pds but some residents aren't sure a new consultant is a good solution to the city of oakland. the oakland city council by the way votes next month on the plan to hire bratton. it's going to cost $250,000 to use him as a consultant. >>> a milestone today for san francisco's muni. the public transit system is turning 100 years old and there's a celebration designed to benefit everyone. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco to give us some history. >> reporter: 100 years ago the first muni line started running from geary to 33rd avenue. today, muni railway serves about 200 million passengers a year. it has a network of 63 bus routes a historic light rail system, streetcars and three cable car lines. but before muni even existed, the city's public transit system involved horse-drawn buggies. to celebrate, service on all muni services including the cable car line will be free starting right now until 5 a.m. tomorr
tonight to give people in san jose a chance to talk about the city's next police chief. it's the last of four meetings on the issue. the new chief is is expected to be an outsider since no one from the department has applied for the job. the community meeting is at 6:30 at south side community center. >>> 5:03. i don't know if there's a link between lawrence being off and liz being in and it's t being a beautiful -- it bag -- being a beautiful day but let's go for it. >> yeah, plenty of sunshine today throughout the day and tomorrow as well. clear skies. you can see a picture perfect shot of the bay bridge. you can see the moon out there in the distance. temperatures we're seeing a lot of 40s and 50s. oakland, one of the more mild spots right now, 59 degrees there. 53 in san francisco. and 42 in santa rosa. we have this big ridge of high pressure and it is sitting firm over the pacific, over the bay area. that's what's keeping us high and dry. today and tomorrow. now, by tomorrow night, that's when things start to get a little dicey. we're watching a low pressure system to the north a
on snowmobiles and others, we're going to be fully prepared. >> let's take some live pictures now of kansas city, missouri. you can see that the morning commuters are out on the highways already but probably taking it slow. the national weather service warns travelers in the central plains to expect hazardous conditions through today and into early tomorrow. >> that's why people from other parts of country move to california. [ laughter ] >> like i say, from denver. i name no names. >> who's that? >> look at the -- when we get 45-degree readings and go this is terrible, we say, what are you people wimps? >> i was laughing yesterday. >> but you still freeze out here. >> i get cold. >> it gets really cold in colorado but boy, you know what, we have some stormy weather coming in our direction as it looks like those clouds are gathering once again. right now it's a cold start to the morning. not as cold as yesterday. but look at just to the north. we have a cold front that's dropping in, in our direction. it will bring some changing weather throughout the day. likely to see some clouds streaming acr
of the levee that protects the gardens neighborhood. the california conservation corps joined city crews inputting bags in place to prevent flooding. some homes were evacuated after water seeped through the levee. >> we have to leave everything behind. >> we had a bad christmas so he is ready to let it go. move on. >> there's still one home that's vacant because water got into some electrical outlets. >>> east palo alto is work on a long-term fix that will include the croak's capacity to carry water. and we're seeing much more snow in the sierra and how. the california department of water resources reports that snow levels now are at 140% of average. last year they were like just 30 percent of average. while not everybody at this time felt like fighting traffic and chain controls to get up there plenty of bay area residents wanted to see a white christmas. and they did. some families decided to head out after opening presents and to play in the first snow they found. so let's get an update. >>> isn't it fun to play in the snow? >> uhm, yeah... [ laughter ] >> for the kids. >> elizabeth
accident in daly city. we'll have details coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:01. we are on the scene of breaking news in the east bay at an apartment fire that started about an hour ago. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in hayward getting the latest. >> reporter: that apartment completely destroyed and there was a mother who lived there with her young son. she told us that she thinks somebody threw something into her home and that's what caused it to set on fire. so arson investigators are on scene. they are trying to sort all of this out but we are on dixon street right by the bart station. this was a one-alarm fire but again it caused significant damage and firefighters say that that family won't be able to return home. nobody was hurt. pg&e crews also on scene securing some lines and we are still waiting to get some more information but as i said arson investigators are on scene. elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, a fire in east oakland is believed to have been started by squatter
&e, sanitation crews and city official have all been out here to the scene of this giant sinkhole. so far they have been clearing debris while making sure residents can still get gas and water service. those lines were damaged. they have had to temporarily run some of the lines above ground. this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. it opened up on sunday following some heavy rains and the lafayette creek which runs under part of the road flooded eroded the ground and caused it to fall. the next storm, however, right around the corner. it will roll in later on today. so the city and engineers have come up with a plan to put in a temporary culvert a permanent fix taking months. >> bottom line is there's going to be a hole in the ground here for a long time. and mountain view drive is going to be closed. >> there are detours in place and nobody will be stuck. there's always a way to get around. later on this morning, engineers and city officials will be back out at the scene trying to prepare for the rain later on today. the city manager told me yesterday, he estimates t
stations. if approved, stations in the cities of walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette would all close january 1. the county's top fire official recommended the closures saying a loss of property taxes and failed tax measure in november caused the district to burn through its cash reserve. >>> some other headlines around the bay on this wednesday. a decision on whether to buy a drone for the alameda county sheriff's office sent to the public protection committee for further study. the committee is expected to hold a public hearing on the issue sometime in january. if approved, it will go back to the board of supervisors for a final decision. >>> a big bag of marijuana was hauled out of a home that burned in san francisco. police also removed equipment for the growing operation there. the cause of the two-alarm fire in the haight-ashbury neighborhood unknown. nobody was hurt. >>> time now 5:09. protests continue to rock egypt's capital this morning. >> plus a rare appearance. the vote that drew former senator bob dole in a wheelchair there to washington, d.c. >> and the star is re
, really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video from redwood city about an hour after high tide. and even then, the water levels were as high as bumpers of several suvs. the same thing is happening in southern california. take a look. drivers had to dole with flooding on this stretch of road in sunset beach yesterday. part of the pacific coast highway there was shut down for part of the morning. king tides occur when the earth, moon and sun align in a way that increases the gravitational pull on oceans toward the shore. they usually occur several times a year. >> it will be a desk job for san francisco police sergeant "carl t" while internal affairs investigates him. that is sergeant t. he is now under scrutiny over a video that was on his facebook page. in the post he bragged that he and some friends were drunk as they blasted through the broadway tunnel at 100 miles per hour in a rented lamborghini. since then he said he was kidding about the speed and drinking. >>> if you are using bart for holiday shopping thieves are targeting you. police say crimes increase around the stations in oa
for students at san jose city college less than 24 hours after a lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during the three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in yesterday afternoon. the caller reported seeing a male possibly armed with a gun at the tech center building. students and faculty were slowly released from classrooms as officers searched the entire five-story building. for many on campus of course it was a disturbing ordeal. >> we definitely barricaded down, sat there hushed our voices got away from the windows made sure we weren't near where anybody can look in. and we were worried. we were afraid. >> well, when all was said and done police were unable to find any indication that a gunman was on campus. but officers did say that they did a thorough search for the sake of caution. >>> more people are coming forward talking about previous interactions with connecticut gunman adam lanza. workers at a newtown hair salon with lanza and his mother were regular customers say
to copy the school massacre. 18-year-old sergio cabada of suisun city faces felony charges of making criminal threats. fairfield police got a tip he made the comments online supporting the connecticut gunman. investigators served a search warrant on his residence yesterday yesterday. they say they seized some items in order to prevent future acts of violence. >>> and students returned to class in newtown, connecticut, today except for those sandy hook elementary school students. cbs news's marley hall has more from newtown. >> reporter: it's back to school today for the children of newtown, connecticut. with one exception, the students of sandy hook elementary. >> which one -- >> reporter: kenneth canfield is a fourth grader at sandy hook. he was there that tragic day. >> he heard screaming and gunshots. the room he was in was being banged on by the gunman. >> reporter: kenneth and his classmates won't be returning to sandy hook elementary school. when they do go back, they will attend chalk hill school in nearby monroe. >> he said won't go back unless there's a police officer at eve
county and city officials are concerned about the potential impact on health and welfare programs. >>> the dreaded fiscal cliff can potentially affect a wide range of health programs. >> cbs news' wyatt andrews explains. >> reporter: professor mallen like hundreds of medical researchers has already fallen off the fiscal cliff. her budget which relies on federal grants is being cut by 10% now. as the nih, the national institutes of health, prepares for the possibility of budget cuts later. >> it's as much bigger than just my lab. it's affecting all-academic labs across the country. >> reporter: mallen understands the nih decision but calls it a setback. >> my lab will have to shut down research projects that we know would -- could have profound impacts on curing human disease. we may have to get rid of some staff members. >> reporter: the nih tells us because of uncertainty in the budget awards at 90% of what was perhapsed to researchers -- promised to researchers will be the standard at least for now and the threat of the cut raised alarms. >> some of the cuts -- >> reporter: at j
for a city of its size up 12.5% from last year. >>> the numbers of drunk driving arrests and of fatal accidents are down this holiday weekend compared to last year. the chp reports on the first two days of the new year's weekend. the chp made 723 drunk driving arrests since friday night across the state, more than 200 fewer than last year. accidents killed nine people in california down from 12 in the sam period a year ago. local transit agencies are offering an alternative to driving tonight. caltrain will offer free rides after 11:00 tonight for passengers riding south from san francisco. muni will offer free rides from 8 p.m. until 6:00 toll morning. in san jose, in silicon valley, all vta bus and light rain will be free between 7 p.m. and 4 a.m. bart will extend its service until 3 a.m. but no free rides on bart. >>> just beautiful. i always love watching that. the new year has just arrived. this is in sydney, australia. video from just a few minutes ago, you can see the celebration featured a fireworks display over the harbor bridge and opera house. the party now continues moving
a believer. shoppers in rome got a specl treat: hundreds of cyclists dressed as santa b around the city's famous >>> welcome back. well, some lucky christmas shoppers in rome got a special treat. hundreds of cyclists dressed as santa biked around the city's landmarks. the santa wannabes are trying to raise money for children's cancer charities yesterday and the nice weather ensured a good turnout. the santas aren't sure if they reached a new world record. but they had a great time regardless. >>> critical mass christmas style. all right. with more on traffic, let's go over to gianna in the traffic center with the latest. >> liz, it up very much. let's jump over to the bay bridge. we are dealing with wet weather this morning so slick surfaces as you hit the roadways. here's a live look at conditions. so far traffic very light heading toward the toll plaza, no delays up the incline and clear across the upper deck into san francisco. no delays on the lower deck heading out of san francisco into oakland. a couple of accidents, westbound 580 at san ramon boulevard, we have a wreck big rig in
of the storm extend to southern california. multiple flights between los angeles and midwestern cities have been cancelled. officials at l.a.x. expect more cancellations later today. passengers who made it home from chicago said some cancellations why announced even as they boarded their flights out of the storm zone. can you imagine being aboard and the pilot saying nevermind? the winter weather is happening just as we hit the biggest holiday travel day. at sfo more than 100,000 people are expected to pass through just today. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the airport where weather delays are expected. hey, cate. >> reporter: good morning, brian. yes, they're on the way. i just looked at the boards. it's early enough that all flights are on time. but the one thing is for sure, yes, delays are on the way. and as you said about 130,000 people are expected to pass through sfo. so we better brace for that. we have already seen the effects of the winter storm in chicago here at our airports. aviation officials say more than 350 flights out of o'hare international airport and 150 out of
. 53 vallej. 55 redwood city. 51 pacifica. over the next several days a quick dry break because friday into saturday once again things unsettled and then it looks like we are in for a nice dry stretch sunday straight through new year's day before once again a chance of rain comes on wednesday. >>> let's show you what's going on on the roads. a lot of folks have the week off. this is a live look in the dublin interchange 16 minutes the drive time between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. elsewhere to our maps, they just did some lane changes across the golden gate bridge so now more lanes are open towards san francisco doyle drive. looking good across the span. 880 and 237, so far traffic moving at the limit. we are hoping for later volume once again today. this is a live look at 880 heading toward oakland airport. no delay from the maze all the way down towards hayward. and the south bay these are all live drive time sensors the guadalupe parkway 280, so far, so good. and once again mass transit on a normal weekday schedule today and no delays. that is traffic and weather.
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